5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Bottom-up processing
- short-term memory
- sympathetic nervous system
- a The activation, often unconsciously, of certain associations, thus predisposing one's perception, memory or response.
- b A coiled, bony, fluid-filled tube in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impusles.
- c fight or flight
- d activated memory that holds a few items briefly, such as the seven digits of a phone number while dialing, before the information is stored or forgotten
- e Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up to the brain's integration of sensory information
5 Multiple choice questions
- linked to memory
- The point at which the optic nerve leaves the eye creating a "blind' spot, because no receptor cells are located there.
- The dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light; what we know as the color names blues, green, and so forth.
- The theory that the retina contains 3 different color receptors - one most sensitive to red, one most sensitive to green, one to blue - which, when stimulated in combination, can produce the perception of any color.
- that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
5 True/False questions
wernicke's area → A mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not another.
Rods → brain and spinal cord
Absolute threshold → The minimum difference between two stimuli reuired for detection 50% of the time. We experience the difference threshold as a just noticeable difference (JND)
sensory cortex → an area at the rear of the frontal lobes that controls voluntary movements
observation → the act of noticing or paying attention